Chithram-Padem Poothakalem lyrics

Chithram-Padem Poothakalem lyrics

Song :Padem Poothakalem
Singer : M.G.Sreekumar
Musician : Kannur Rajan
Lyrics : Shibu Chakravarthy

Paadam pootha kaalam paadaan vannu neeyum
Paadam pootha kaalam paadaan vannu neeyum
Ponnaatin appurathu ninnu punnaaram cholli nee vannu
Paadam pootha kaalam paadaan vannu neeyum

Ola thumbathoroonjaalu ketti nee
Ona paattonnu paadi
Paadam koyyumbol paadaan panam thathe
Neeyum poraamo koode
Puzhayorathu poy thanalettirunnu
Kaliyum chiriyum nukaraam aa…. (paadam)

Dhoore pakalinte thiri melle thaazhumbol
Graamam mizhi poottumbol
Paadi theeraatha paattumaay swapnathin
Vaathilil vannavale
Naru thein mozhiye ini nee ariyoo
Hrudhayam parayum kadha kelkkoo aa… (paadam)

About the film

Chithram  is a 1988 Indian Malayalam screwball tragicomedy film written and directed by Priyadarshan. The film was produced by P. K. R. Pillai for Shirdi Sai Creations, and stars Mohanlal, Ranjini, Nedumudi Venu, Poornam Vishwanathan, Sreenivasan, M. G. Soman, Sukumari, Lizy, Maniyanpilla Raju, and Shanavas, while Thikkurissy Sukumaran Nair makes a cameo appearance. The songs were composed by Kannur Rajan and film score by Johnson.

Kalyani (Ranjini) decides to marry her boyfriend Ravi (Shanavas) against her father Ramachandra Menon’s (Vishwanathan) wishes. But Ravi breaks up when he comes to know that she would be disinherited. Kalyani’s father, who stays in the United States, is unaware of the break up and comes home in Kerala to spend time with his daughter and son-in-law. This prompts family friend and Advocate Kaimal (Venu) to hire a thief, Vishnu (Mohanlal) to act as Kalyani’s husband during Menon’s vacation stay.

Chithram was released during a Christmas weekend on 23 December 1988. The film was a phenomenal success at the Kerala box-office, it broke all existing records in Malayalam cinema until then. It is the longest-running film in the history of Malayalam cinema. It had a theatrical run of more than 366 days in Thiruvananthapuram Ajantha, Ernakulam Little Shenoys, and Kottayam Asha with regular shows, and theatrical run of more than 250 days in Palakkad Priya, Chengalai Chithra with noon shows. It is one of the highest-grossing films in Malayalam film history. It collected more than 3 crore from theatres.



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